Explore the natural world of Northern Illinois in the fall session of Field Ecology. Learn how our natural world has changed over time and under the influence of humankind. Field experiences
studying community composition in the natural areas of the Arboretum allow us to observe these concepts in action.
Instructors: Cyndi Duda, field ecologist, Witness Tree Native Landscapes or Scott Kobal, plant ecologist, DuPage County Forest Preserve District
Notes: Be prepared to be outdoors for an extended period in each daytime session. Please dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes for light hiking. Limit 20
Certificate Information: Naturalist Certificate Requirement; Photography Certificate Option (12 hours)
Thornhill Education Center
Please note: section A has been canceled.
- Section A: 4 Tuesdays, September 30-October 21, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with Cyndi Duda
Please join us for section B.
- Section B: 2 Wednesdays, October 8-15, 7:00-9:00 p.m. and 2 Saturdays, October 11-18, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., with Scott Kobal
Nonmembers: Fees include admission to the Arboretum.
IN PERSON: Stop by the Visitor Center during open hours.
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